Arts

Caitlin Merie Hurrey Fund Comes Home

Caitlin Merie Hurrey Fund Comes Home

Sixteen years after her tragic death in a senseless car accident in Huntingtown, the Fund to honor Caitlin Merie Hurrey and to promote arts and music education came home on Wednesday, November 2. Earl Hurrey, Caitlin’s father and fund founder, announced that the entire 501(c)3s Scholarship Fund was moving from its previous home at...
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Zumba FUN-draiser for The Crib- Nov. 12

Zumba is the fastest growing dance-exercise program in the world. On Saturday, November 12 from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the House of Dance, Hollywood (24620 Three Notch Road, Hollywood) local Zumba enthusiasts will have a chance to shake their bodies while helping a good cause at the same time. The Crib, a...
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Make the Vision a Reality for CMM

Make the Vision a Reality for CMM

The Calvert Marine Museum (CMM) is on the verge of its “Coming of Age.” Over forty years of growth and nearly two million visitors later, the public demand for activities and programs has increased beyond the capacity of the existing building. To meet the overwhelming needs of the community, the museum has launched a...
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Celebrating November in Calvert County

Celebrating November in Calvert County

Gather your friends and family and give thanks for all there is to do in Calvert County this month… Thursday, November 3, 10 & 17 (4 – 8 p.m.) Calvert County Farmers Market – Solomons Solomons Riverwalk North of Solomons Pavilion 410-535-4583 • www.calvertag.org Seasonal delights from local farms including vegetables, fruit, cut flowers,...
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NTP Present The Man Who Came to Dinner: Nov. 4 – 20

In ‘The Man Who Came to Dinner’, celebrated critic and radio personality Sheridan Whiteside slips on the icy doorstep of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley, a small-town Ohio family living a totally conventional life. During his six weeks of recovery, Whiteside turns their lives inside-out with his continual demands, long-distance phone calls and parade of...
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McDonough Hosts Theatre Camp for Children

The Maurice J. McDonough High School drama club is holding a theatre camp for children ages five to 12 in the fall and spring. The fall camp will take place on Saturday, Nov. 11 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the spring camp will be held March 17. The camp is filled with...
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Newtowne Players Present “The Man Who Came to Dinner” Nov. 4-20

Newtowne Players Present “The Man Who Came to Dinner” Nov. 4-20

In The Man Who Came to Dinner, celebrated critic and radio personality Sheridan Whiteside slips on the icy doorstep of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley, a small-town Ohio family living a totally conventional life. During his six weeks of recovery, Whiteside turns their lives inside-out with his continual demands, long-distance phone calls and parade of...
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What’s Happening at Annmarie?

What’s Happening at Annmarie?

Upcoming events and classes at Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center November Special Events: • The 4th Annual Ornament Show (Nov 22).  A popular Southern Maryland tradition, shoppers can browse through the many trees/ornament displays and purchase ornaments on-site.  The Ornament Show will run from November 22nd to January 1, 2012. Open most days-please see schedule...
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November FUN at Calvert Marine Museum

November FUN at Calvert Marine Museum

Events and programs are happening all month long at the Calvert Marine Museum. Visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com for a complete schedule.  Thursday, November 3 and 10 – Sea Squirts Shark Secrets! Free drop-in program for children 18 months to 3 years old and their caregivers from 10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Friday, November...
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Trick-or-Treating FUN at Annmarie

Trick-or-Treating FUN at Annmarie

On Saturday, October 22, 2010, Annmarie’s annual Halloween in the Garden brought out a crowd of over 5,000 people and proved to be a shining example of the wonderful partnership between Annmarie and Southern Maryland businesses. With over 60 community organizations and businesses participating this year, each company decorated their spaces and wore costumes...
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Military Appreciation Month Kicks-off with Holiday Vendor/Craft Show at Nas Pax River

On November 2, 2011 there will be a Holiday Vendor/Craft Show at the Lincoln Military Housing Community Center on NAS Patuxent River from 4pm to 8pm.  As a way to kick-start the holiday shopping season and give back those who serve/have served, many of the vendors will be offering discounts and specials to those...
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Maker’s Market Nov. 5: Everthing Handmade, Homemade, Homegrown

Maker’s Market Nov. 5: Everthing Handmade, Homemade, Homegrown

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center will host the November Maker’s Market on Saturday, November 5, 2011 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Maker’s Market features over 50+ vendors selling homegrown, homemade and handmade items from Maryland. Guests of the Annmarie Maker’s Market will find fantastic shopping opportunities such as a wonderful mix of jewelry, unique...
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2011 Halloween in the Garden

2011 Halloween in the Garden

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center will be hosting the annual Halloween in the Garden on Saturday, Oct. 22 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Halloween in the Garden is a beloved Halloween tradition that offers children a no-scare, daytime, trick or treating parade.  Dozens of community organizations and local businesses will don...
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Call for Actors

Call for Actors

Sotterley Plantation is pleased to announce open auditions for this year’s Holiday Candlelight Tours on the following dates: Saturday, October 22nd  3-5 p.m. Saturday, October 29th  3-5 p.m. Roles available for the following:         2 Caucasian Males (Age 45-55)         3 Caucasian Males (Age 25-35)         2 African American Males (Age 20-30)         1...
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Discover New Books, Meet Local Authors at CMM

Discover New Books, Meet Local Authors at CMM

Sunday Conversations is a great opportunity to discover new books and meet local authors who have written about topics of interest in and around the Chesapeake Bay. Ralph Eshelman will present “A Travel Guide to the War of 1812 in the Chesapeake” on Sunday, October 23 at 2:00 p.m. in the museum lounge. The...
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St. Mary’s Hospital’s Auxiliary Holiday Bazaar on Oct. 28

The St. Mary’s Hospital Auxiliary is pleased to once again host its holiday bazaar.  This year’s annual event will be held on Friday, Oct. 28.  The public is invited and all proceeds benefit the hospital. The popular event features a host of items to fulfill your holiday gift list, including beautiful handmade items such...
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Annmarie After Hours & Exhibit Opening on Oct.14

Annmarie After Hours & Exhibit Opening on Oct.14

Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center recently announced that they will be hosting the Annmarie After Hours event, Friday, October 14 from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m in conjunction with the opening of two new exhibits – Toys: Re-Invent, Re-Imagine, Re-Discover and Imagine a World… Annmarie After Hours offers adults an evening full of art,...
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A Wonderful Wine Weekend at Sotterley WineFest

A Wonderful Wine Weekend at Sotterley WineFest

 Sotterley Plantation’s ninth annual Winefest was held this past weekend on the beautiful historic landscape along the Patuxent River in Hollywood, Md.  The event featured some fantastic live music performances by Uncle Jack, Jazz Caravan, Pax Rats and Gary Rue and the Dane Hall Ghosts. Local Ambassador of Rock John Hunt was broadcasting live...
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SoMd Piano Competition Expands its Awards for High School Pianists

Expanded opportunities for high school pianists to be recognized for their talents will be available during the fourth annual Southern Maryland Piano Competition to be held April 28 and 29, 2012 at the College of Southern Maryland’s Prince Frederick Campus. The high-level juried competition is open to any high school student within the region...
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Celebrating October in Calvert County

Celebrating October in Calvert County

The frost may soon be on the pumpkin but the fun doesn’t end in Calvert County, Md. Why not take some time from your busy day to enjoy a family-friendly event on Maryland’s western shore?  Saturday, October 1 (9 a.m.-noon) Maker’s Market Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center 13480 Dowell Road, Solomons 410-326-4640 • www.annmariegarden.org...
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Don’t Miss Sotterley WineFest Oct. 1, 2

Don’t Miss Sotterley WineFest Oct. 1, 2

Sotterley Plantation will celebrate the best of Maryland in the breathtaking setting of this National Historic Landmark at Riverside WineFest at Sotterley 2011 on Saturday and Sunday, October 1 & 2, noon until 6:00 p.m. both days. For two days, guests will have the chance to taste the offerings from over two dozen Maryland...
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Cinema Cafe Presents a Classic Horror at Calvert Library

On Wednesday, October 2, 2011, join Calvert Library Prince Frederick as we present a classic horror/thriller directed by Alfred Hitchcock. Based on Daphne duMaurier’s novelette, The Birds, it is a tale of nature gone awry, as the melodious sounds of birds turn to screams of horror when a small town is beset by violent...
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October Events at Calvert Marine Museum

October Events at Calvert Marine Museum

October is outstanding at the Calvert Marine Museum with  activities, events, and programs all month long. Visit the website at www.calvertmarinemuseum.com for a complete listing. Saturday, October 1 – J.C. Lore Oyster House Experience Visit the J.C. Lore Oyster House and learn about oyster processing from 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., from the dock...
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Design Contest

Graphic artists are invited to submit designs to be considered for the cover of the 2012 edition of the Technology Handbook for St. Mary’s County.  The Patuxent Partnership will again sponsor the cover art contest with a $500 prize awarded to the winner. Artists must reside in or be employed by St. Mary’s County....
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Sunday Conversations with Chesapeake Authors

Sunday Conversations is a great opportunity to discover new books and meet local authors who have written about topics of interest in and around the Chesapeake Bay.  All of the featured books will be available in the Museum Store and make wonderful holiday purchases that can be signed and personalized by the author on...
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